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Fiction » Literature » Sports
The Foxhole Court by Nora Sakavic
Price: Free! Words: 82,690. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Sports, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Gay & Lesbian(5.00 from 7 reviews)
Neil Josten knows signing with the Palmetto State Foxes is a fatal mistake. After eight years on the run he ought to have better survival instincts, but one of his new teammates is a friend from his old life. Neil left him once; he can't walk away a second time. The longer he stays the faster his past catches up with him, but maybe Neil's finally found someone and something worth fighting for.
The Thin Line - The Short Story Of A Runner by E.A. Schmidt
Price: Free! Words: 7,660. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Sports, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological(3.00 from 1 review)
A runner pushes himself to edge of his own limits in the pursuit of the "thin line" of perfection. However, he ends up discovering there is also a thin line between sanity and success.
失踪球拍之谜 by Enzo Pettinelli
Price: Free! Words: 180. Language: Chinese (simplified). Published: December 20, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Sports & Recreation / General, Fiction » Literature » Sports
夏日，海水，清风拂面，天气宜人。故事讲述了人生的弧线：从向着高处上升的那一刻开始，交汇于开始下降的那一点。恩佐.贝蒂奈利用他出色的隐喻手法，通过乒乓球，把我们带入了一个神奇的境地。 Daniele Tombolini
L'Américain. Leven en dood van de Franse wielrenner Pascal Basclas by Herman Loos
You set the price! Words: 35,850. Language: Dutch. Published: December 17, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Sports
Het is 9 juli 1998, vooravond van de Ronde van Frankrijk. In Sarreguemines aan de Frans-Duitse grens wordt oud-wielrenner Pascal Basclas aangehouden na een anonieme tip aan het gerecht. L'Américain is een fictieverhaal dat zich binnen gekende feiten ontwikkelt. Het stelt vragen omtrent schuld en rechtvaardigheid op scherp. Verplicht leesvoer voor elke wielerfan en -hater.
The Rookie (Flash Fiction) by Kirkus MacGowan
Price: Free! Words: 900. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Sports, Fiction » Inspirational(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Every game played with your child has the potential to become a lifelong memory. The Rookie is a flash fiction piece (just over 500 words) based on a childhood memory.
Baby Grand Legacy by Bill Ellingsen
Series: Gifted Racers, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 88,870. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas, Fiction » Literature » Sports(5.00 from 1 review)
Formerly titled Baby Grand: The Beginning. Brave but shy Kevin Johnson, a quick thinking boy with nerves of steel, has to stay in rural Wisconsin with grandparents he had met once. Isolation and boredom are on his agenda until he learns about a side of the family that had been hidden from him.
Hedging Bets by Simon Lee
Price: Free! Words: 2,350. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Sports, Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
Ash's sister was one of those women who somehow always seem to connect with the wrong blokes. Harold was perhaps the cream of the crop as far as bludgers go, or more precisely, the bottom of the barrel. But when Harold comes up with a no-risk scheme to make some quick cash, Ash just can't say no.
Pitcher by Russ Durbin
Price: Free! Words: 4,370. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Sports, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays(4.50 from 2 reviews)
William Hickok Farrell stood on the top step of the dugout and surveyed the meticulously curried infield. In moments, Will would pitch the most important game of his Major League career--game one of the World Series. From the moment he could hold a ball, Big Bill, his dad and coach, had pushed him to the be the best. Now, he was about to achieve his lifelong dream. Dad would be watching.
Los chicos miran las Estrellas - Ping-Pong by Enzo Pettinelli
Price: Free! Words: 34,480. Language: Spanish. Published: June 14, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Sports, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Table Tennis
No es solo ping-pong o tenis de mesa. Es una aventura vivida por los niños, su manera de ser. El amor, la crueldad, la historia de grandes campeones de todo el mundo, estimula su creatividad. La historia ha sido escrita con el estilo de una novela. La historia es un hecho real. Sueños, realidad, objetivos, moral, búsqueda de uno mismo, estos son los ingredientes.
El misterio de la raqueta perdida - Ping-Pong by Enzo Pettinelli
Price: Free! Words: 5,910. Language: Spanish. Published: June 7, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Sports & Recreation / General, Fiction » Literature » Sports
Entrar en contacto con otras personas, mejorar la autoestima, tener más confianza en uno mismo: son objetivos que se consideran “secundarios” en la actividad deportiva. Pero no es así: son el primer objetivo de la actividad de muchos clubes.
Light Tower Power by Jon Sindell
Price: Free! Words: 960. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Sports, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age(4.00 from 1 review)
In this short adapted from the novel The Mighty Roman, Roman Meister, a gargantuan former minor-league home run champ and manager of the sub-minor-league San Carlos Coyotes, takes his mighty bat THOR in hand to put on a show for his eighteen-year-old charges.
Cool As A Cucumber by Russ Durbin
Price: Free! Words: 2,150. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Sports, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General(4.00 from 1 review)
"He's as cool as a cucumber." It fit. Kenneth Cary Coulson was as calm and self-possessed as any rookie pitcher that I had ever seen. With the playoffs on the line, Cucumber was called to pitch. With his dad and his girl friend watching, Coulson calmly reared back and threw two blazing fast balls. What happened next shocked everyone, including me in the press box.
After the Great Muskie Hunt by J.G. Sandom
Price: Free! Words: 4,180. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Sports
Please be advised that this is a short story (4,000 words). When his father loses his job, a young painter offers to take him fishing for muskellunge, a barracuda-like freshwater fish, at Big Eagle Lake, in Ontario, Canada. From the award-winning author of Gospel Truths; The God Machine; The Wave; The Wall Street Murder Club; Kiss Me, I'm Dead; and Confessions of a Teenage Body Snatcher.
Punchdrunk by Bill Lowenburg
Price: Free! Words: 9,690. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Sports(5.00 from 1 review)
Ex-welterweight contender Johnny Mullane can hook off the jab with either hand and recite Shakespeare while backpedaling from an opponent. But he can’t stop drinking. Facing a hungry Mexican slugger half his age, Mullane begins his comeback. Recalling the teachings of his venerable departed trainer, Mullane discovers new meaning in his life.
Boys look at the Stars - Ping-Pong by Enzo Pettinelli
Price: Free! Words: 34,780. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Sports, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Table Tennis
It is not only ping-pong or table-tennis. It is an adventure lived by children, through their way of being. Love, cruelty, the story of the great table-tennis champions from all the world, stimulates their creativity. This tale is written in the style of a novel. The story has really happened. Dreams, reality, goals morality, the search of oneself, are the igredients.
I ragazzi guardano le Stelle - Ping-Pong by Enzo Pettinelli
Price: Free! Words: 32,780. Language: Italian. Published: December 30, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Sports
Non è solo ping-pong o tennistavolo. È un’avventura vissuta dai bambini, attraverso il loro modo d’essere. L’amore, la crudeltà e la storia dei più grandi campioni di tennistavolo del passato e di oggi, stimolano la loro creatività. Il libro è scritto con lo stile del romanzo. La storia è realmente accaduta. Sogni, realtà, obbiettivi, morale, ricerca di se stessi, sono gli ingredienti.
A Dinger in the Bay by Frank Severino
Price: Free! Words: 8,450. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Sports
A retired MLB pitcher finds love and redemption via a hurled can of humble soup. Refusing to obey signals cost him his career, once--but this time--a bean ball is exactly what's called for, and the signs all make sense. Making a hero often requires a "zero" to balance the equation.